Error message

User warning: The following theme is missing from the file system: Folger. For information about how to fix this, see the documentation page. in _drupal_trigger_error_with_delayed_logging() (line 1156 of /var/www/earlymodernenglishdrama.folger.edu/htdocs/includes/bootstrap.inc).

Versions

Folger Encodings:
EEBO-TCP encoding:
Encoding path:
2TRKJ
Call number:
Microfilm reel:
STC / 1026:15

Bibliography

STC/Wing:
STC 14644
ESTC:
Greg:
102a
DEEP:
Wiggins:
824

Playbook

Title Page

General Title Page

Title:

[THE] Troublesome Raigne of Iohn King of England, with the discouerie of King Richard Cordelions Base sonne (vulgarly named, the Bastard Fawconbridge): also the death of King Iohn at Swinstead Abbey.

Performance statement:

As it was (sundry times) publikely acted by the Queenes Maiesties Players, in the honourable Citie of London.

Imprint:

Imprinted at London for Sampson Clarke, and are to be solde at his shop, on the backe-side of the Royal Exchange. 1591.

Internal Title Page

Title:

[A1r] THE Second part of the troublesome Raigne of King Iohn, conteining the death of Arthur Plantaginet, the landing of Lewes, and the poysning of King Iohn at Swinstead Abbey. [half-title: A3r] The second part of the troublesome Raigne of King Iohn, containing the entraunce of Lewes the French Kings sonne: with the poysoning of King Iohn by a Monke.

Performance statement:

As it was (sundry times) publikely acted by the Queenes Maiesties Players, in the honourable Citie of London.

Imprint:

Imprinted at London for Sampson Clarke, and are to be solde at his shop, on the backe-side of the Royall Exchange. 1591.

Title page company(s):
Title page theater(s):
Title page date:

1591

Stationer Information

Location:
Printer(s):
Uncertain: 
No
Publisher(s):
Uncertain: 
No
Bookseller(s):
Uncertain: 
No

Physical Description

Format:

Published as part of a pair of plays, containing: The Troublesome Reign of King John, 1; The Troublesome Reign of King John, 2.

Paratextual materials:
TO THE READER: Prologue "To the Gentleman Readers" [A2r]
TO THE READER (2): Prologue "To the Gentlmen Readers" [A2r]
Title page imaged from Folger call number: STC 14644. Image is not from the transcribed copy.

Performance

First performance:

1591

First performed by:

Notes

Wiggins suggests a best-guess creation date of 1589; range 1587–91.